In a new book published this week, a University of Dayton sociologist details how local politics can vilify immigrants while ignoring economic realities. Jamie Longazel conducted nearly 10 years of research for the book - Undocumented Fears: Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania - after he saw the mayor of his hometown on national television promise to “eliminate illegal aliens” from Hazleton.
University of Dayton. "Immigration and Politics" (2016). http://wayback.archive-it.org/4727/20160412223607/https://www.udayton.edu/news/articles/2016/03/jamie_longazel_book.php